Corner John 1682 of Holwell Will

John Corner of Holwell 1682 Will and Inventory

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives PR/T/1682/218

Memorandum That upon or about the twelft day of December in the yeare of our Lord God according to the computation of the Church of England one thousand six hundred eighty & two John Corner of Holwell in the County of Leicester Sheapheard being sick in body but of good and perfect memory did make and declare his last will and testament nuncupative or by word of mouth in effect as followeth

First he gave unto his wife Alce Corner this old finchd Cow and the calfe that came of hir he gave hir also that his ewe which she had reared of a cade, he gave hir also the third part of his fatted hodge, and the third part of all his househould goods

Also he gave five pounds to Charles Corner his sonne to put him to an apprentice and when he came forth of his apprentishipp he gave him three pounds more

Also he gave to Mary Corner his daughter forty shillings to be paid at twenty and foure yeares of age

And his will further was that his said daughter Mary should have one Moity or halfe part of the remaining househould goods after his wife had received hir third part

All the rest of his goods cattells and chattells he gave unto George Corner his eldest sonne whom he appointed to be the executor of his last will & testament his legacies first to be paid his debts and funerall expences discharged

All which words or the like in effect he declared in the presence of his wife and his three children to wit George Charles & Mary And with which they all were then and still are very well pleased

George Corner

Signum Alice Corner

Charles Corner

Probate 6 February 1682/3


A true and perfect Inventory of all the goods and Chattles of John Corner of Holwell in the County of Leicester Sheppherd late deceased as they were vallued & apprized the 17th day of January Anno Dom 1682 by Thomas Wande and John Goodicary

Imprimis his pursse & apparel068
Item twoe tables a furme & three Chaires080
It a fire yron a racke iron a paire of tongs with some other Implements thereto   
It one brasse pott three panns & three pewter dishes0120
It twoe tubs twoe barrells a Churne & twoe kitts068
In the parlor   
It three beds with beding100
It twoe Chests twoe boxes & twoe wheeles0100
In the feild   
It fowre Cowes500
It twoe Calfes0100
It twelve Sheepe400
It some heay0100
It all other things whatsoever seene or unseene  026
The Sume is1374